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Human Services : Social Services

Caritas of Austin

Fighting hunger, homelessness and poverty

four stars

94.69

611 Neches Street Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 479-4610   Web Site
EIN: 74-1909670

Board Leadership
Lane Prickett
President

CEO
Jo Kathryn Quinn
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caritas of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caritas of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caritas of Austin (TX) 94.69 four stars
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (MN) 88.08 three stars
Christian Appalachian Project (KY) 87.44 three stars
Service Over Self (TN) 86.56 three stars
Neighborhood Christian Centers (TN) 86.82 three stars

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Caritas provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency. Caritas offers the homeless, working poor and documented refugees comprehensive services that support their housing stability. Caritas serves hot meals every weekday through our Community Kitchen and take-home groceries through our Pantry to individuals and families in need. As Caritas provides vulnerable individuals with financial assistance, we also equip clients with the knowledge and life skills to manage their finances more effectively through offering education classes on practical topics. Utilizing our business and community contacts, Caritas assists low income individuals and refugees find stable employment to support their self sufficiency.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,044,428
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $339,302
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,138,162
Total Contributions $11,521,892
   Program Service Revenue $239,773
Total Primary Revenue $11,761,665
   Other Revenue $-39,470
TOTAL REVENUE $11,722,195
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,561,405
   Administrative Expenses $256,606
   Fundraising Expenses $612,280
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,430,291
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $291,904
   
Net Assets $3,038,393

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Best Single Source Plus $3,649,815 34.6%
Resettlement Services $1,688,444 16.0%
Employment Services $1,737,032 16.4%

Ratings History
Caritas of Austin has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 93.51 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 90.64 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 94.51 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 95.28 four stars
2010-09 10/01/2011 93.92 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 86.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 90.84 four stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 91.45 four stars
2007-09 09/01/2009 91.29 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-1909670
Name in IRS Master File CARITAS OF AUSTIN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,252 0.97% Jo Kathryn Quinn Executive Director

Caritas provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency. Caritas offers the homeless, working poor and documented refugees comprehensive services that support their housing stability. Caritas serves hot meals every weekday through our Community Kitchen and take-home groceries through our Pantry to individuals and families in need. As Caritas provides vulnerable individuals with financial assistance, we also equip clients with the knowledge and life skills to manage their finances more effectively through offering education classes on practical topics. Utilizing our business and community contacts, Caritas assists low income individuals and refugees find stable employment to support their self sufficiency.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caritas of Austin (TX) 94.69 four stars
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (OR) 87.97 three stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (MN) 88.08 three stars
Anthony Robbins Foundation (CA) 93.48 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Caritas of Austin
611 Neches Street
Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 479-4610
fax: (512) 472-4164
EIN: 74-1909670

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1947
Austin, TX 78767

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Board Leadership

Lane Prickett
President

CEO

Jo Kathryn Quinn
Executive Director

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